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Judges behind “kids-for-cash” scandal ordered to pay more than $200M

Judges behind kids-for-cash scandal ordered to pay more than $200M


Judges behind “kids-for-cash” scandal ordered to pay more than $200M

According to details, Two former judges in USA state of Pennsylvania were sentenced to pay more than $200 million to victims for receiving illegal payments.

According to foreign media reports, a court in USA has ordered these two former Pennsylvania judges who organized a scheme to send minors to prison in exchange for bribes to pay $200 million to hundreds of victims of the worst judicial scandal in American history.

Mark Ciavarella and another former judge, Michael Conahan, were involved in a scheme ‘kids for cash’ to send minors to for-profit prisons in exchange for bribes and receive $2.8 million in illicit funds, according to foreign media reports.

Apart from this, these two judges also gave severe sentences to children up to the age of 8 years.

According to reports, both judges have already been dismissed by the court orders.

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